School Recognizes 349 Graduates

Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism recognized 349 graduates at its spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 15, at the Hearnes Center.

Ebony Reed
Ebony Reed

There were 87 students who received a graduate degree. Seven received the doctor of philosophy degree and the rest earned a master of arts degree. The School recognized its first online journalism degree graduate: Ebony Reed, a reporter at The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio, received her master of arts degree with a focus in media management. Reed also earned her bachelor of journalism degree from the School in 2000.

There were 262 undergraduates who received the Bachelor of Journalism degree: 94 students studied advertising; 51, broadcast; 60, magazine; 42 news-editorial; and 15 photojournalism. The class represented 30 states, with the highest number of graduates coming from Missouri, Illinois and Texas. One who studied magazine was from Germany.

Updated: March 16, 2020

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